A working commercial and portrait photographer for over 30 years, McGillicuddy shoots all genres, from fashion to footballers, products to politicians, and musicians to motor sport.
Damian has amassed over 700 International awards, 13 Photographer of The Year titles, 17 Fellowships, 1 Honorary Fellowship, a double Grand Masters Award, and a Grand Master with Double Bar, which is the only Fellowship in photographic training.
McGillicuddy is one of the industry’s premier photographic trainers, with many of his students achieving prolific success.
Over the past 12 years, McGillicuddy’s training has resulted in photographers achieving many national and International awards, including 21 photographer of the year titles, and has also resulted in a great number of photographers gaining photographic qualifications, ranging from Licentiate, all of the way to Fellowship.
In 2018, the photography industry recognised the significance and breadth of Damian’s achievements, and awarded him a coveted Lifetime Achievement Award at the age of 47.
Damian is also busy in his role as Olympus UK’s Principal Photographer, educator and European visionary